Largest African-American Book Event in the South

October 25-27, 2018, 11th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Venue:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014


Get In, Get Out! Learning the Language of Your Feelings
Get in your deepest feelings; get out with a transforming message

Workshop Presenter: 
Norma Jo Thomas
Author, Playwright, Actress, and Transformative Experience Facilitator
Saturday, October 28 @ 1:00 p.m

With The Smell of Garlic on Sunday providing the backdrop, scenes from the stage play adaptation, “Personifications,” painting the picture, and the instruction manual, Learning the Language of Feelings, charting the course, the transformative experience, Get in-Get out, introduces the seven-step process of getting into those deep seated feelings that impact how we define ourselves, how we view the world around us, and how we relate to it.  Get in your deepest feelings; get out with a transforming message.

Norma Jo Thomas is a contributing writer to Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women Write to the New First Lady (Suny Press), self-published author of Bibi’s Girls Early Years Collection, a collection of three children’s books. A veteran arts educator and arts entrepreneur, it was The Smell of Garlic on Sunday, a coming of womanhood memoir, that thrust Norma J. Thomas into a new classroom and onto a new stage. The Smell of Garlic Book Tour features native Houstonian, Norma T., as author and playwright, transformative experience facilitator, and lead actress in the award-winning stage play adaptation “Personifications.

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